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Ed Ruscha

Reloj de Arena (Hourglass) , 1988

Etching on handmade paper with deckled edges (Signed/Numbered/Dated) Framed w/Works Gallery Label
33 × 25 × 1 in
83.8 × 63.5 × 2.5 cm
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Alpha 137 Gallery
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This is an uncommon vintage etching in three colors from a small edition of only 45, by legendary …

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This is an uncommon vintage etching in three colors from a small edition of only 45, by legendary American artist Ed Ruscha. It was printed in four runs from three copper plates of black, grey and ochre. It is a stark, minimalist depiction of an hourglass, one of the artist's recurring, trademark images, …

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Signed and dated lower right; numbered lower left in pencil; bears Works Gallery label verso of the frame
Ed Ruscha
American, b. 1937
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Despite being credited with a Pop sensibility, Ed Ruscha defies categorization with his diverse …

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Despite being credited with a Pop sensibility, Ed Ruscha defies categorization with his diverse output of photographic books and tongue-in-cheek photo-collages, paintings, and drawings. Ruscha’s work is inspired by the ironies and idiosyncrasies of life in Los Angeles, which he often conveys by placing glib words and …

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About the work
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Alpha 137 Gallery
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This is an uncommon vintage etching in three colors from a small edition of only 45, by legendary …

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This is an uncommon vintage etching in three colors from a small edition of only 45, by legendary American artist Ed Ruscha. It was printed in four runs from three copper plates of black, grey and ochre. It is a stark, minimalist depiction of an hourglass, one of the artist's recurring, trademark images, …

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Signature
Signed and dated lower right; numbered lower left in pencil; bears Works Gallery label verso of the frame
Ed Ruscha
American, b. 1937
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Despite being credited with a Pop sensibility, Ed Ruscha defies categorization with his diverse …

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Despite being credited with a Pop sensibility, Ed Ruscha defies categorization with his diverse output of photographic books and tongue-in-cheek photo-collages, paintings, and drawings. Ruscha’s work is inspired by the ironies and idiosyncrasies of life in Los Angeles, which he often conveys by placing glib words and …

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Ed Ruscha

Reloj de Arena (Hourglass) , 1988

Etching on handmade paper with deckled edges (Signed/Numbered/Dated) Framed w/Works Gallery Label
33 × 25 × 1 in
83.8 × 63.5 × 2.5 cm
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